Diagnosis, Causes and Treatment of PCOS at Surat, India
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. It is characterized by abnormal amounts of the male hormone androgen which results in irregular periods, and cysts in the ovaries. PCOS is associated with problems such as irregular menstrual cycles, excessive hair growth, acne, obesity, reduced fertility and an increased risk of diabetes. Management of PCOS can include weight reduction or the use of medications or hormones. PCOS can be diagnosed by history, examination, blood tests and an ultrasound.